Presentation on theme: "Presentation to the Oireachtas Committee on Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation 10 th February 2015 Ireland’s National Startup Expo."— Presentation transcript:
Presentation to the Oireachtas Committee on Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation 10 th February 2015 Ireland’s National Startup Expo
“Particular focus on entrepreneurship as two thirds of all new jobs are created by startup businesses.”
Our Mission To make Ireland a global startup hub by 2020
Research Centres The Diaspora Investors Accountants, Lawyers, Patent Agents Commercial Attaches at Embassies Country Network Associations/ Chambers State Enterprise Support Agencies Incubation/Co- Working Space Tech Transfer Offices Innovation Managers at large Corporates Mentor/Angel Investors Entrepreneurs & Startups
Phase 1 is about engaging the stakeholders to organize events around the theme: “Start, Scale, Succeed from Ireland. “ Phase 2 is about engaging the nation in the build up to the week with the message: “Now is the right time. “
Key Objectives Highlight the resources available in Ireland Attract international high impact startups Increase Ireland’s international visibility Strengthen Ireland’s startup ecosystem Strengthen Ireland’s talent base and entrepreneurial networks
Ireland Land of opportunity for startups that want to take on the world.